Composer
VERDI
Title
Flute 3.2.4.
Instrumentation
flute
Publisher
Verdi
Grade
4
Product Code
03V020000001

Flute 3.2.4.
Composer: Verdi
Publisher: Verdi
Instrumentation: Flute

Duration: Ca. 8'10" 1993

Flute 3.2.4 is basid on the idea of sicus (pan pipes) players of the Altiplano.  The sicus is an istrument whose origin is indigenous to many Andean people, consisting of a single line of pipes, each of which is a different length, which restricts the performer to a small range of fixed pitches.  As the sicus does not have all the notes, it is played by pairs of musicians playing alternate notes in tight association with one another to obtain a single melody.  This piece is the idea reversed, which requires one flutist to play two-voice polyphony on the instrument.  

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